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December 20, 2014


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After rallying past Stings on Tuesday, Coogs get late push to top Tors

Rivals La Marque and Ball High put on a show for a completely packed gym, but the Coogs would spoil the party for the home Tors fans, pulling away late for a 52-44 win. 

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Buzbee to speak at TAMUG commencement
Posted: December 20, 2014

Texas A&M University at Galveston will have its fall commencement at 9 a.m. today at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd. A total of 120 degrees are slated to be granted — 111 bachelor’s degrees, 8 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Port announces project to repair Pier 19
Posted: December 18, 2014

The Port of Galveston on Thursday announced that it had approved a $190,000 repair project for the Pier 19 area.

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Two Galvestonians selected for statewide Masonic offices
Posted: December 18, 2014

At the recent annual meeting of the Grand Lodge of Texas Masons held in Waco, Dec. 4-6, two of our neighbors, past Masters of Harmony Lodge No. 6, were selected for statewide offices. In addition, Harmony Lodge No. 6 received the Vanguard Award in recognition of fulfilling specific requirements set by the statewide Grand Lodge of Texas, AF&AM.

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City bans banners on Broadway
Posted: December 18, 2014

Beginning Jan. 1, nonprofits and other groups can no longer advertise events on banners strung across Broadway.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Moody Foundation gives $3 million to Universal Access
Posted: December 17, 2014

GALVESTON — The trustees of the Moody Foundation awarded $3 million to assist in raising the education level of Galveston’s workforce and to reduce generational poverty through the Universal Access program.

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$1 million lottery ticket sold in Galveston
Posted: December 17, 2014

GALVESTON — A Megamillions lottery tickets worth $1 million was sold in Galveston, according to the Texas Lottery Commission.

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Police seek suspect in Broadway robbery spree
Posted: December 17, 2014

Police are searching for a man they suspect is responsible for a string of armed robberies at businesses on Broadway during the past two weeks.

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Police warn of water bill scammers
Posted: December 17, 2014

The police department published a notice Tuesday afternoon, alerting city residents to possible scams involving water services.

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